Cable & Telecom

CommTech: Architecture evolution

MISSISSAUGA - Rob McCann, President of Clearcable Networks and a popular speaker at CommTech, moderated the panel Tuesday morning on evolution paths from current access network technologies and architectures.Companies represented on the panel were ALU, ARRIS, Aurora Networks, Calix, Cisco and Huawei, providing a great cross section of heavy hitters with different views to cover all the systems. Two guests were from Canada and four from the US.To summarize the discussion, they will continue to deploy the networking technology we use today with the view that the hardware only has a 20 year span.We need to make sure the physical...